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Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 25 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second operation of its kind within two days.
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The official told Reuters tribal mediators had succeeded in convincing armed tribesmen to release the doctor, who had been abducted last Sunday from the hospital he worked at in Marib province, east of the capital Sanaa.
The US has stepped up drone strikes as part of a campaign against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula [EPA] An air strike has killed 13 suspected al-Qaeda fighters in the central Yemeni province of al-Bayda, security and tribal sources said.
A U.S. drone raid on early Saturday killed 16 al-Qaida militants and five civilians in Yemen' s southeastern province of al-Bayda, a Yemeni army officer said.
A Yemenia Airbus A310-300, registration 7O-ADV performing flight IY-514 from Sanaa to Jeddah with about 150 people on board, was climbing out of Sanaa when problems with one of the engines prompted the crew to return to Sanaa for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure.
Boys on their way to school walk past a building damaged during protests and clashes in 2011 in Sanaa, Yemen, December 17, 2013.
In it, the group's leader, Nasir al-Wuhayshi, greets about 100 armed supporters.
To the ancient Romans, Yemen was Arabia Felix, translating literally as Happy Arabia, but this was wishful thinking on the part of an empire with designs on the rugged, unconquerable land on the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula.
The leader of Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters.
An Egyptian Islamic preacher's statements that "everybody was happy" when the World Trade Center was hit by airplanes can be heard by a jury sitting just blocks from the site of the Sept.
Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15 years ago.
WAM SANAA, 15th April, 2014 -- Dr. Abu Bakr Al Qirbi, Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Saad al-Arifi, the Director of the Gulf Cooperation Council Office in Sanaa, have discussed current developments in the domestic and international arenas and the ongoing preparations for the Friends of Yemen conference to be held in London on 29th of ... (more)
According to a local Yemeni newspaper, on April 11 al Qaeda militants sailed a ship loaded with weapons into the country's southern port in Aden .